Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 30 32
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3,949 4,601 5,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.71% 6.63% 6.64%
As % of the General category 11.19% 12.90% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,103 3,856 4,482
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,775
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.94% +3.03%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35,298 35,677 46,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 51.03% 51.38% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27,952 30,021 39,336
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -27 705 £60,000 +9.09% 143
West London -10 196 £50,000 -9.09% 113
East London +18 79 £57,500 -4.17% 36
South London -40 62 £55,000 +10.00% 18
North London +4 47 £62,500 +66.67% 8
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1,517 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1,171 (29.65%) Finance
3 1,042 (26.39%) E-Commerce
4 728 (18.44%) SQL
5 669 (16.94%) Java
6 658 (16.66%) JavaScript
7 586 (14.84%) Scrum
8 518 (13.12%) Degree
9 475 (12.03%) HTML
10 464 (11.75%) Microsoft
11 433 (10.96%) CSS
12 421 (10.66%) Analytics
13 419 (10.61%) Project Management
14 405 (10.26%) C#
15 404 (10.23%) DevOps
16 397 (10.05%) TDD
17 392 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
18 380 (9.62%) Banking
19 372 (9.42%) Marketing
20 366 (9.27%) .NET
21 363 (9.19%) SQL Server
21 363 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
22 360 (9.12%) Software Engineering
23 348 (8.81%) Python
24 318 (8.05%) SAP
25 315 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
26 296 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
27 288 (7.29%) User Experience
28 287 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
29 281 (7.12%) QA

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 110 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 103 (2.61%) SAS
3 74 (1.87%) CMS
4 71 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 53 (1.34%) Confluence
6 51 (1.29%) Apache
6 51 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 39 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (0.86%) OpenStack
9 33 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 30 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 29 (0.73%) WordPress
12 28 (0.71%) MS Exchange
13 25 (0.63%) nginx
14 24 (0.61%) Drupal
15 20 (0.51%) Apache Pig
16 19 (0.48%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (0.30%) JBoss
18 12 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 128 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (1.37%) SPSS
4 48 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 47 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 44 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 26 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 15 (0.38%) InVision
9 13 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
11 9 (0.23%) InDesign
12 7 (0.18%) Mathematica
13 4 (0.10%) Camtasia
13 4 (0.10%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.076%) ImageReady
15 1 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 91 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
2 80 (2.03%) SAP Hybris
3 59 (1.49%) Magento
4 55 (1.39%) NetSuite
5 50 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
6 40 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
7 35 (0.89%) SAP Retail
8 32 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 28 (0.71%) SAP CAR
10 25 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
11 21 (0.53%) SAP Business One
12 20 (0.51%) SAP SD
13 17 (0.43%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
14 15 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
15 13 (0.33%) SAP PP
16 12 (0.30%) SAP SCM
17 11 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
18 10 (0.25%) SAP CO
18 10 (0.25%) SAP FI
18 10 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 392 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 315 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (4.94%) SaaS
4 124 (3.14%) Office 365
5 85 (2.15%) PaaS
6 73 (1.85%) GitHub
7 72 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
8 64 (1.62%) IaaS
9 49 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
10 39 (0.99%) Google Analytics
11 29 (0.73%) Slack
12 26 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
13 22 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
14 21 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (0.53%) G Suite
15 20 (0.51%) Heroku
16 16 (0.41%) OpenShift
17 14 (0.35%) Trello
18 13 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
18 13 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.05%) Internet
2 73 (1.85%) Wireless
3 70 (1.77%) Firewall
4 66 (1.67%) DNS
5 53 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 43 (1.09%) DHCP
7 42 (1.06%) Unified Communications
8 41 (1.04%) HTTP
9 34 (0.86%) ATM
10 33 (0.84%) LAN
10 33 (0.84%) WAN
11 31 (0.79%) VPN
12 29 (0.73%) Wireless Security
13 20 (0.51%) Network Security
14 18 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (0.43%) VoIP
16 15 (0.38%) SAN
16 15 (0.38%) Skype
17 12 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
18 10 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 266 (6.74%) Big Data
3 157 (3.98%) Hadoop
4 152 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 115 (2.91%) MySQL
6 110 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 92 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 89 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 83 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 82 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 66 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 64 (1.62%) Power BI
13 59 (1.49%) Apache Hive
14 57 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 56 (1.42%) QlikView
16 46 (1.16%) Redis
17 44 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
18 37 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 30 (0.76%) Star Schema
20 29 (0.73%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 270 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 180 (4.56%) Jenkins
3 169 (4.28%) JIRA
4 137 (3.47%) Selenium
5 107 (2.71%) Cucumber
6 81 (2.05%) gulp
7 75 (1.90%) webpack
8 68 (1.72%) NUnit
9 67 (1.70%) JUnit
9 67 (1.70%) Maven
10 65 (1.65%) Subversion
11 53 (1.34%) Visual Studio
12 50 (1.27%) Grunt
12 50 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 49 (1.24%) Jasmine
13 49 (1.24%) WebDriver
14 48 (1.22%) SoapUI
15 46 (1.16%) TeamCity
16 45 (1.14%) Gradle
17 38 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1,171 (29.65%) Finance
2 380 (9.62%) Banking
3 372 (9.42%) Marketing
4 192 (4.86%) Manufacturing
5 180 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 121 (3.06%) Advertising
7 93 (2.36%) Games
7 93 (2.36%) Legal
8 92 (2.33%) Automotive
9 65 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 51 (1.29%) Law
11 49 (1.24%) Investment Banking
12 42 (1.06%) Back Office
13 26 (0.66%) Front Office
14 23 (0.58%) Publishing
14 23 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 22 (0.56%) German Language
16 20 (0.51%) Retail Finance
17 18 (0.46%) Electronics
18 13 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 910 (23.04%) Developer
2 479 (12.13%) Analyst
3 393 (9.95%) Architect
4 345 (8.74%) Consultant
5 239 (6.05%) Java Developer
6 228 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 219 (5.55%) Project Manager
8 169 (4.28%) Senior Developer
9 156 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
10 120 (3.04%) .NET Developer
11 116 (2.94%) C# Developer
12 107 (2.71%) Software Engineer
13 103 (2.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 100 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
15 96 (2.43%) SAP Consultant
16 91 (2.30%) IT Manager
17 84 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
18 83 (2.10%) E-Commerce Developer
19 81 (2.05%) Software Developer
20 78 (1.98%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (12.03%) HTML
2 433 (10.96%) CSS
3 366 (9.27%) .NET
4 246 (6.23%) AngularJS
4 246 (6.23%) Node.js
5 202 (5.12%) React
6 201 (5.09%) REST
7 191 (4.84%) Spring
8 178 (4.51%) jQuery
9 177 (4.48%) HTML5
10 169 (4.28%) Web Services
11 165 (4.18%) ASP.NET
12 123 (3.11%) RESTful
13 111 (2.81%) XML
14 108 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 92 (2.33%) Sass
16 89 (2.25%) CSS3
17 77 (1.95%) JSON
18 71 (1.80%) J2EE
18 71 (1.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 363 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 288 (7.29%) User Experience
3 198 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
4 190 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 167 (4.23%) Mobile App
6 136 (3.44%) FMCG
7 115 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 99 (2.51%) iPad
9 95 (2.41%) Algorithms
10 92 (2.33%) EPoS
11 87 (2.20%) Fintech
12 83 (2.10%) Management Information System
13 80 (2.03%) Data Centre
14 70 (1.77%) Life Science
15 61 (1.54%) Data Structures
16 45 (1.14%) PMI
17 37 (0.94%) Public Cloud
18 31 (0.79%) Robotics
19 30 (0.76%) EFT
20 28 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 269 (6.81%) Windows
2 247 (6.25%) Linux
3 180 (4.56%) Android
4 135 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 110 (2.79%) Unix
6 89 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 61 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 59 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 58 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (1.27%) Windows 10
11 37 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (0.91%) Windows Phone
13 33 (0.84%) Nucleus RTOS
14 11 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.13%) CentOS
17 5 (0.13%) Solaris
18 3 (0.076%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,517 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1,042 (26.39%) E-Commerce
3 586 (14.84%) Scrum
4 421 (10.66%) Analytics
5 419 (10.61%) Project Management
6 404 (10.23%) DevOps
7 397 (10.05%) TDD
8 360 (9.12%) Software Engineering
9 296 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 287 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
11 273 (6.91%) BDD
12 256 (6.48%) SDLC
13 246 (6.23%) Microservices
14 243 (6.15%) Test Automation
15 238 (6.03%) CRM
16 237 (6.00%) ERP
17 226 (5.72%) OO
18 223 (5.65%) MVC
19 218 (5.52%) Mentoring
20 215 (5.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 728 (18.44%) SQL
2 669 (16.94%) Java
3 658 (16.66%) JavaScript
4 405 (10.26%) C#
5 348 (8.81%) Python
6 191 (4.84%) PHP
7 155 (3.93%) Ruby
8 130 (3.29%) Scala
9 114 (2.89%) C
10 102 (2.58%) C++
11 95 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 88 (2.23%) R
13 83 (2.10%) ES6
14 72 (1.82%) Groovy
15 64 (1.62%) PowerShell
16 61 (1.54%) Go
17 44 (1.11%) Perl
18 35 (0.89%) ES7
19 34 (0.86%) Apple Swift
19 34 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 518 (13.12%) Degree
2 67 (1.70%) Master's Degree
3 60 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 46 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (1.01%) PMP
7 37 (0.94%) CCNA
8 35 (0.89%) CISSP
9 33 (0.84%) CCNP
10 31 (0.79%) CCIE
11 27 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (0.63%) CISM
12 25 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
12 25 (0.63%) Security Cleared
13 24 (0.61%) SC Cleared
14 23 (0.58%) PhD
15 21 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (0.51%) ISEB
17 18 (0.46%) CCDP
18 17 (0.43%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (7.12%) QA
2 75 (1.90%) GDPR
3 69 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 64 (1.62%) PMO
5 61 (1.54%) Data Quality
6 45 (1.14%) SLA
7 43 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 37 (0.94%) COBIT
9 14 (0.35%) GCP
10 10 (0.25%) PSD2
10 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.15%) GAAP
12 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.10%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.076%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.076%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.076%) MiFID
15 2 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 129 (3.27%) Docker
2 126 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 90 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.25%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.20%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.20%) HDFS
8 8 (0.20%) vSphere
8 8 (0.20%) XenApp
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.076%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.051%) Firmware
12 2 (0.051%) KVM
13 1 (0.025%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 111 (2.81%) Ansible
2 109 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (2.43%) Puppet
4 83 (2.10%) Kubernetes
5 61 (1.54%) Terraform
6 50 (1.27%) SCCM
7 21 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
7 21 (0.53%) Mesos
8 15 (0.38%) SCOM
9 14 (0.35%) AirWatch
9 14 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.30%) RSA enVision
11 10 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.23%) Consul
12 9 (0.23%) Salt
13 8 (0.20%) Kibana
14 7 (0.18%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.15%) SCVMM
16 5 (0.13%) MOM
16 5 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 464 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 318 (8.05%) SAP
3 251 (6.36%) Oracle
4 165 (4.18%) Google
5 140 (3.55%) hybris
6 137 (3.47%) VMware
7 89 (2.25%) Apple
8 88 (2.23%) Tableau
9 84 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 83 (2.10%) Cisco
11 76 (1.92%) IBM
12 64 (1.62%) Dell
13 63 (1.60%) Splunk
14 60 (1.52%) Adobe
15 59 (1.49%) EMC
16 55 (1.39%) ATG
16 55 (1.39%) F5
17 52 (1.32%) NetApp
18 46 (1.16%) Demandware
19 45 (1.14%) Teradata